Novak Djokovic Interacts with Heckler After Tough 5-Set Win at Australian Open

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistJanuary 24, 2016

Even after defeating Gilles Simon in the fourth round of the 2016 Australian Open, top-ranked tennis star Novak Djokovic couldn't help but agree with a heckler who called him out during his post-match interview.

"No more drop shots!"

Some athletes might not take kindly to a fan criticizing them like that. Djokovic, however, holds himself to a high standard and is willing to admit when he has a rough match, even if he wins. All he could do was concede that the fan had a point.

Per Craig O'Shannessy of the Australian Open's official website, Djokovic committed 100 unforced errors (51 forehand, 48 backhand and one double-fault) in his five-set win over Simon. 

Djokovic knows he will need to be sharper if he is going to successfully defend his Australian Open title and win the tournament for the sixth time in his career. He will take on Kei Nishikori in the quarterfinals.